Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Who's Not Speaking at the Democratic National Convention? (POST 1500)
Who’s Not Speaking at the Democratic National Convention The 2020 virtual Democratic National Convention is an exercise in Orwellian non-persons. The convention formally nominates the candidates with speeches from a host of others: failed candidates for a show of unity, former Presidents, old stars of the Party, Hollywood celebrities, and Rising Stars. The DNC also showcased defecting Republicans Who’s not speaking at the DNC on national TV? Minneapolis telegenic, empathetic Mayor Jacob Frey. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz. Portland’s telegenic, empathetic, millionaire Mayor Ted Wheeler. Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Seattle’s soon to be recalled, Summer of Love Mayor Jenny Durkan. Washington Governor Jay Inslee. Chicago’s breathe of life Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Illinois billionaire Governor J. B. Pritzker. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. San Francisco’s Mayor London Breed. New York City Mayor Warren Wilhelm, Jr. Police Chiefs. Also unmentioned are the historic Democratic bastions of Portland and Seattle. Only George Floyd gets mentioned for Minneapolis. The Democrats do not want to publicize the decay in their cities, horrific homicide rates, and homeless problem. God.